On Thursday, 10 suspects who were charged with kidnapping, murder, rape, and cattle rustling, among other offences and conveyed in vehicles into the High Court premises in Barkin Ladi were freed by some unknown gunmen who were said to have mounted at the entrance of the high court.
According to an eye witness, the gunmen opened fire at the entrance of the high court premises thereby taking away six suspects preventing them from standing trial for their alleged crimes.
However, none of the four armed guards accompanying the convoy returned fire, raising suspicion of collusion. Although four suspects have been arrested in connection with the attack.
Edward Egbuka, Commissioner of Police has been briefed. The court is yet to fix another hearing date.